Degree Apprentice - Civil Engineering

Job Description

Believe there’s more than one way to secure a successful future?

So do we. We believe our apprenticeship programmes are a great option for ambitious and hard-working students. Especially as you’ll gain a degree whilst earning a salary as well as the reputation that comes with working for a digital pioneer like Siemens.

Siemens is a large multi-national technology solutions company who are, right now, helping to power a whole country, finding ways to prevent malaria, making cities smarter, developing renewable energy, designing 3D robots, transporting people at 250 mph and even helping NASA explore Mars.

We have expertise in many areas of Technology including Railway Signalling and Control infrastructure, helping people get from A to B every single day, safely. Siemens Rail Infrastructure has an extensive portfolio of technology leading solutions for many different types of Railway systems across the world, from densely used Mass Transit systems to Mainline high speed networks.

In your role as a Civil Engineering Degree Apprentice within Siemens Rail Infrastructure, you will be part of a team supporting construction projects for the world’s Rail networks with the market leader in train control both in the UK and globally.

The challenge

Part of being an apprentice at Siemens means you get to work on real life projects whilst also being supported on a guided learning journey. This will be a 5-year apprenticeship where you will be signed up to the Civil Engineer Degree Apprenticeship Standard with UWE (University of the West of England) in Bristol on a day release basis whilst taking part in the delivery of Construction projects. 

What you will be doing:
  • Ensure understanding of our customers technical requirements.
  • Facilitate and assist in delivering construction work-packages.
  • Ensure that construction solutions are designed and implemented efficiently and safely with minimal environmental impact
  • Present ideas and project updates back to the wider Project team and Senior Management both within the Rail Infrastructure and Client environment.
  • Develop outstanding customer relationship and collaboration building skills.
  • Develop knowledge and skills in the preparation of Construction Project Delivery Schedules.
  • Develop skills and knowledge in Construction Management of civil engineering projects which will include the design of Civil Engineering structures and systems, taking part in surveying activities and the use of GIS (geographical information systems) and CAD (computer aided design tools).
  • Carry out work placements in specified technical and non-technical business functions.
Here’s how the programme works:
  • It’s a 5 year programme and during the scheme you will go to university part time to gain a Civil Engineering Degree.
  • At the same time, you be working within our Siemens offices, client locations and site placements that will give you hands-on experience and exposure to the processes and practises that ensure construction projects are delivered successfully within Siemens
  • Working with different teams, you will support a range of construction activities including Land surveying, structural design, construction management and environmental impact assessment surveys for live projects.
  • Working on the job under mentorship, you will be able to compile work-based evidence and undergo assessments which will be used to support your qualification
We will also expect you to finish the elements of the structured learning plan, attendance to all performance evaluations, rotations across the business as well as developing your professional competence throughout.

The candidate

We are looking for forward-thinking, inquisitive candidates that demonstrate the following characteristics:
  • You will have a minimum of 3 A-levels or equivalent at C or above in maths and other STEM related subjects, flexible with excellent communication and methodological skills
  • You think logically, willing to self-learn and research, and take a creative approach to problem solving
  • You enjoy collaborating with others to find innovative solutions
  • You can work independently, safely and responsibly; take ownership of challenges and ideas and are looking to develop your ability to drive and lead change
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent time management and organisation
  • Identify with our values of Zero Harm, Innovative, Excellent and Responsible. We can teach you the knowledge on your apprenticeship however it also means a lot to us for you to align to our culture and behaviours.
The benefits of a degree apprenticeship:
  • Continue your learning beyond college and get your degree debt-free whilst earning a salary of £20,000 per annum at the same time as well as an annual bonus!
  • Have the chance to join a community of highly skilled engineers who will help you on your learning journey
  • Stay at the forefront of innovation by joining Europe's leading engineering and technology company
  • Join our flexible benefits scheme with access to private medical care, discounted cinema tickets and gym membership and so much more!
What else do I need to know?

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If we all thought the same, we would never think of anything new. That’s why we recruit great minds from all walks of life. We embrace diversity and create what’s right for the world by employing the people who live in it.

Siemens recognise that building a diverse workforce is critical to the success of our business. We strongly encourage applications from a diverse talent pool and welcome the opportunity to discuss flexibility requirements and workplace adjustments with all our applicants to encourage agile working and innovation.



Job ID: 189211

Organization: Siemens Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility Limited

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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